As of the beginning of 2023, the activity of Russian-speaking property buyers in various foreign countries has more than doubled compared to activity levels at the beginning of 2022.
For Russians, Canada and the US are the top destinations to immigrate to in 2021. At the same time, Russian citizens would prefer to own real estate in Turkey or Spain and to retire in Germany
For travelers, food can make or break a city; the more culinary options there are in a city, the more enticing a destination it will be among tourists and expats. Toward this end, a team of analysts at international real estate brokerage Tranio have conducted a survey on food outlet penetration across major European cities, taking into account the housing prices and quality-of-life rankings.
An increasing number of Russian HNWIs (high-net-worth-individuals) are notifying Russia’s tax authorities about their foreign bank accounts and controlled foreign corporations (CFCs). This follows Russia’s adoption of the Common Reporting Standards (CRS) in 2016, which facilitates the automatic exchange of information regarding bank accounts between partner countries’ tax authorities in a bid to combat tax evasion.
Tranio conducted its eighth annual survey, analysing the investment and property purchasing patterns of Russian and CIS nationals abroad. The survey was primarily focussed on income property, looking at the top locations for investment, yield expectations, budgets, and preferred asset classes, as well as the general presence of Russian-speaking investors in local markets.
The world’s travel and tourism market is developing quickly, which in turn is fuelling demand for hotel services. Europe is the most visited continent and property investments in the region are on the rise, with Spain and Germany the most attractive countries.
Germany is a huge draw for both foreign and domestic real estate investors who want to safeguard their capital. A total of $67B was invested in German real estate from Q4 2018 to Q3 2019, while property prices in the country have been rising steadily for the last five years at an average rate of 5% per year, according to OECD.
EXPO REAL, one of the largest real estate exhibitions in Europe was held last week from 7-9 October 2019 in Munich, Germany. Tranio’s team was there to document some of the highlights of the event’s conference programme, including panel discussions and debates on various topics related to the key trends in global real estate markets.
How are things going on the global real estate market? What future challenges does it face? International real estate plaftorm Tranio presents an overview of the main trends that investors can focus on today and for the next year.